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Nikon D3100 DSLR
ePhotozine, Ken Rockwell, Steve Huff Photos, PhotoRadar, and Pocket-Lint, have all reviewed the new Nikon D3100 Digital SLR – it features a 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD Video: 1920 x 1080 24fps recording, 3″ screen with live-view, 3fps shooting, and new kit lens with optical Vibration Reduction: the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR. The Nikon D3100 DSLR with VR kit lens is available now for £498 – we had a look at the D3100 at Photokina 2010, click “read more” for more photos.

“The Nikon D3100 is Nikon’s latest “entry level” Digital SLR; however, if you look at the features you wouldn’t think so. The D3100 features full HD video recording, 3 inch screen, 14.2 megapixel sensor, ISO12800, and 11 focusing points, as well as a built in guide, Vibration Reduction (VR) optically stabilised 18-55mm kit lens, and live-view.”

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Panasonic Lumix GH2
Panasonic were showing their new Panasonic Lumix GH2 Micro Four Thirds Digital SLR at Photokina 2010 – we had a look at the new camera – shown here with a number of different lenses. The GH2 features a 16.05 megapixel sensor, 5 fps shooting at full resolution, Venus Engine FHD, 1920 x 1080 50i Full-HD Movies in AVCHD Format, Intuitive Touch-control Shooting and Double Live View, 3D Shooting Compatible, Artistic Images with My Color Mode, Film Mode and Variable Movie Mode, Advanced Intelligent Resolution Technology, Intelligent D-Range Control, 16:9, 3:2, and 4:3 aspect ratio and a 3″ rotating screen. The Panasonic Lumix GH2 will be available from Amazon UK

Panasonic Lumix GH2 Back

The GH2 was announced with a new 14mm pancake lens, and 12.5mm 3D lens, and ISO goes all the way upto 12800. The back of the camera features Live-Viewfinder / LCD button, diopter correction, eye-detection, playback button, AF/AE lock, control wheel, Quick Menu, Display, 4-way controls with ISO, Function 2, White Balance, Function 3, Menu / Set buttons and delete / preview buttons.

Panasonic Lumix GH2 Touchscreen Controls

The touch screen lets you see the mode, remaining shots, battery life, and lets you set WB, ISO, AF, Metering, Intelligent Contrast, Flash, Image size, Compression, Shooting mode (single, continuous etc), Intelligent Resolution, Film mode, and Exposure compensation.

Panasonic GH2 Top

The top of the camera features stereo microphones, mode dial, flash hot-shoe, shooting mode, video button, function button, on/off switch and focusing dial, as well as the pop-up flash release button. Shown here with the 8mm fisheye lens.

Panasonic Lumix GH2 Pop up flash

Panasonic Lumix GH2 pop-up flash. More photos of the Panasonic Lumix GH2 can be found in the Photokina 2010 Gallery.

Canon EOS 550D DSLR
Here are some (late) photos of the Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i DSLR Hands-On at Focus on Imaging 2010, announced on the 8th February 2010, the camera features an 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, ISO 100-6400, H:12800, 3.7fps shooting, Full HD movies (1080p), 3.0” 3:2 Clear View LCD with 1,040k dots, iFCL metering, Quick Control screen, Ext. Mic socket, Movie crop, Exposure compensation +/-5 stops. The Canon EOS 550D is available for £632 with IS kit lens. Shown above with the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom AF Lens.

Canon EOS 550D Screen
Back, 3.0” screen with 1040k dots, the camera features: “Full HD movie recording – The EOS 550D combines exceptional still shooting with the ability to shoot Full HD (1080p) video. To satisfy your creativity the EOS 550D features full manual control and selectable frame rates. You can also shoot high speed 50/60fps movies at 720P for when the action is really fast. An HDMI connection allows High Definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV. Also with compatible TVs playback can be controlled using the TV’s remote control.” – Canon

Canon EOS 550D Top
The top features flash hot shoe, diopter adjustment, mode dial, on/off switch, ISO, control dial, shutter release, and function and focus buttons.

Read Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i DSLR Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Photography BLOG, Trusted Reviews, Cameralabs, Digital Photography School, DPReview,